Some of the South Fork’s most prominent elected officials, a group of nine women who hold public office here, came together last Thursday for a bipartisan call to action. Their goal was to inspire a demographic that may not yet identify with a particular party line — high school girls — to someday run for office.
The mystery of the EH Fusion Party’s robocall effort in the closing days of the campaign for East Hampton Town offices may not be resolved, but the consultancy responsible for disseminating the party’s final pitch to voters shed some light on that odd wrinkle in this year’s unusual election campaign.
Thomas (Tommy John) Schiavoni, a Southampton Town councilman who lives on North Haven, announced on Saturday that he is a candidate for the New York State Senate’s First District seat held by Kenneth P. LaValle.
Though she may be better known locally for performances with South Fork bands, Evgenia Zilberberg, a Ross School instructor, is a trained violinist and vocalist with a distinguished history in classical music.
Coco Myers said that when organizing the exhibition that became “For the Love of Painting” at Folioeast in East Hampton, she was inspired by painters who had been working for some time but had departed from their regular practices. The work the artists brought in was so fresh, in fact, that some of the paintings finished drying on the gallery walls.
Bay Street’s Theater’s bracing revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s, “A Raisin in the Sun,” directed by Lydia Fort, absorbingly captures the militant passion and raw pain of being a black person in a white world.
The Met: Live in HD will simulcast the company’s premiere of Philip Glass’s opera “Akhnaten” on Saturday at Guild Hall. Written in 1983, it is “the third in a trilogy of operas about men who changed the world in which they lived through the power of their ideas.”
A fire broke out in Michael Combs’s Southold sculpture studio on Nov. 8, destroying or damaging nine sculptures along with tools, decoys, and other carvings. The sculptures represented more than a year’s labor.
Pierson’s Grace Brosnan said following the Whalers’ impressive Long Island Class C volleyball championship 3-1 win over Oyster Bay Saturday that she and her teammates often get off to a slow start before getting into the zone.
Diane O’Donnell’s squad topped its Class B rivals Sayville and Bayport-Blue Point at Sunken Meadow State Park Friday, assuring it of a trip upstate on Saturday — the first ever for East Hampton High School girls cross-country.